by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: II Samuel 6:1-10   I.         David had long desired to bring the Ark of God, the very symbol of God’s presence into his capital city.             A.        With great fair-fare and many witnesses, the Ark was placed on a cart and led from it’s current site to Jerusalem.             B.        But something funny happened on…

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by Matthew W. Bassford I know that one should not have high expectations of religious memes, but the one below grinds my gears. Every time I saw it, I rolled my eyes a little bit harder, until I knew that either I’d have to write about it, or my eyes would get stuck that way…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Jeremiah 7:1-15   I.         Around the country we have many memorials and historical sites established to remind us of our victories. Yet, we keep several sites to remind us of our losses.             A.        I was able to see the Alamo in San Antonio. Only the mission still stands, but it is there…

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Question: I have doubts about repentance. I suffer from depression. At times I feel really sad, at times I feel really angry, but at times I feel nothing — not sad, not happy or angry, just, an empty room. So I hope that what I’m going to tell you is caused by depression. My boyfriend…

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Question: It seems that when I apologize to people, they refuse to accept. I understand that the majority of apologies come across as insincere. If this is the case, how can I be sincere in my apologies to people? Answer: An apology is an expression of regret for having done something that should not be done. So…

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